Saudi Deputy Crown Prince arrives in US for anti-ISIS talks

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will meet with defense counterparts in Washington to discuss anti-ISIS operations. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Washington D.C. to head the Saudi delegation in the second upcoming anti-ISIS coalition meeting, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The meeting will discuss developments in the coalition’s military operations against ISIS and a number of issues related to the matter.

Since late 2014 Saudi Arabia has been part of a US-led coalition which officially has 65 members and has been bombing ISIS group which seized large parts of Syria and Iraq.

ISIS has in the past targeted not only Saudi Arabia's Shiite minority, killing dozens in bomb attacks on mosques in the past year, but most recently allegedly attacked Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51
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